Welcome to Root River Veterinary Center

Call us at (507) 765-2117

If you live in Fillmore County or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further! Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Established in 1981, Root River Veterinary Center is the only full-service, exclusively small animal hospital located in Fillmore County.

57bb618256038_VetFeature2.jpgWe are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Whether treating complicated medical conditions or providing regular wellness check ups, we would love to partner with you in keeping your pets healthy and happy! Acupuncture and chiropractic care are also available. Beyond first-rate pet care, we strive to provide exceptional service in a comfortable and family-friendly atmosphere.

We are happy to offer a number of resources to help you best care for your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. Many health and behavioral problems can be prevented before they even start. Becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (507) 765-2117 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our clinic is very easy to find -- just check out the map below!



Dr. LeAnne Froese, Dr. Linda Sifford, Dr. Nikki Magee
| Root River Veterinary Center | (507) 765-2117

212 St. Anthony Street South
Preston, MN 55965

Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Featured Articles

  • Living with a Handicapped Pet

    Strokes, vision problems, arthritis and other conditions don't just affect people. Pets also develop serious health problems that change their lives. Fortunately, you can help your handicapped pet enjoy a comfortable, happy life by making a few modifications to your home. Make Your Home Accessible Many ...

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  • What is Mange?

    Has your pet suddenly started losing hair? Mange may be to blame. The common skin condition affects dogs, cats and rabbits, causing a variety of uncomfortable symptoms. Tiny Mites Cause Big Problems Mange is caused by a mite infestation. The microscopic parasites either burrow under your pet's skin ...

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  • National Heartworm Awareness Month Focuses Attention on a Potentially Deadly Disease

    Heartworm disease can have a devastating effect on your pet's health. National Heartworm Awareness Month, observed annually in April, reminds pet owners about the health dangers this preventable disease poses for pets. What Are Heartworms? Thin, white heartworms look like cooked pieces of spaghetti. ...

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  • African Grey Parrots

    African grey parrots have the potential to be very long-lived, so be prepared for a commitment of 50 years or more. There are two subspecies of African grey parrot commonly found in the pet trade - the Congo African grey (Psittacus erithacus erithacus) and the Timneh African grey (Psittacus erithacus ...

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  • Prepare Your Pets for Halloween

    Relieving Stressed-Out Pets If your pet does get stressed out by the festivities of the evening, use the following tips to reduce anxiety and help keep them calm. Exercise Exercise your pets early in the day. The more tired out they are when night falls and trick-or-treaters start showing ...

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  • Client Survey

    Download & Print Client Survey If you do not already have AdobeReader® installed on your computer, Click Here to download. Please download the Client Survey, and fill in the requested information. You can either email, mail, fax, or hand in your completed survey. ...

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  • Wellness Coloring Book

    Picking the Right Pet Welcome Your New Pet Home Pets Need Proper Grooming Feed Your Pet a Good Diet Training Your Pet Pets Love to Play! Pets Can Get Sick Just Like You ...

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  • Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

    It's not easy to say goodbye to cherished pets, even those that have lived long, happy lives. Although you may hate the thought of life without your pet, euthanasia can be the kindest decision you can make when your friend is suffering. Making the Decision If your pet has been seriously injured in ...

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  • Who's Healthier: Purebreds or Mixed Breeds?

    For years, pet owners have disagreed about whether purebred or mixed breed dogs are healthier. Until recently, there was no scientific data to back up their opinions, but UC Davis researchers recently helped answer the question with a landmark health study. The Arguments Pet owners who thought that ...

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  • Who's Healthier: Purebreds or Mixed Breeds?

    For years, pet owners have disagreed about whether purebred or mixed breed dogs are healthier. Until recently, there was no scientific data to back up their opinions, but UC Davis researchers recently helped answer the question with a landmark health study. The Arguments Pet owners who thought that ...

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